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Catalog No.S7854 Synonyms: VRT752271
CAS No. 869886-67-9
Ulixertinib (BVD-523, VRT752271) is a potent and reversible ERK1/ERK2 inhibitor with IC50 of <0.3 nM for ERK2. Phase 1.
Selleck's Ulixertinib (BVD-523) has been cited by 29 publications
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|Description||Ulixertinib (BVD-523, VRT752271) is a potent and reversible ERK1/ERK2 inhibitor with IC50 of <0.3 nM for ERK2. Phase 1.|
In an A375 melanoma cell line containing a b-RAFV600E mutation, Ulixertinib reduces the levels of phosphorylated ERK2 (pERK) and of the phosphorylation of the downstream kinase RSK (pRSK) with IC50 of 4.1/0.14 μM, respectively. Ulixertinib also inhibits A375 cell proliferation with IC50 of 180 nM. 
ERK2 Rapidfire Mass Spectrometry Inhibition of Catalysis Assay:MEK U911-activated ERK2 protein is expressed and purified in-house. Enzyme and substrate solutions are made up in assay buffer consisting of 50 mM Tris (pH 7.5), 10 mM MgCl2, 0.1 mM EGTA, 10 mM DTT and 0.01% (v/v) CHAPS. 1.2 nM ERK2 protein is prepared in assay buffer and 10 µL is dispensed into each well of a polypropylene, 384-well plate containing test and reference control compounds. The compound plates had previously been dosed with a 12 point range from 100 µM down to 0.1 nM in order to calculate compound IC50s, with a total DMSO concentration in the assay of 1%. Following a 20 minute pre-incubation of enzyme and compound at room temperature, 10 µL of substrate solution is added consisting of 16 µM Erktide (IPTTPITTTYFFFK) and 120 µM ATP (measured Km) in assay buffer. The reaction is allowed to progress for 20 minutes at room temperature before being quenched by the addition of 80 µl 1% (v/v) formic acid. The assay plates are then run on the RapidFire Mass Spectrometry platform to measure substrate (unphosphorylated Erktide) and product (phosphorylated Erktide) levels.
|In vitro||DMSO||86 mg/mL (198.46 mM)|
|Ethanol||15 mg/mL (34.61 mM)|
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Clinical Trial Information
|NCT Number||Recruitment||interventions||Conditions||Sponsor/Collaborators||Start Date||Phases|
|NCT04488003||Recruiting||Drug: Ulixertinib|Drug: Physician''s Choice||Advanced Solid Tumor|BRAF Gene Mutation|BRAF Gene Alteration|MEK Mutation|MEK Alteration|MAP2K1 Gene Mutation|MAP2K1 Gene Alteration|MAP2K2 Gene Mutation|MAP2K2 Gene Alteration||BioMed Valley Discoveries Inc||November 3 2020||Phase 2|
|NCT04145297||Recruiting||Drug: Ulixertinib|Drug: Hydroxychloroquine||Gastrointestinal Neoplasms||University of Utah|BioMed Valley Discoveries Inc||March 17 2020||Phase 1|
|NCT03698994||Suspended||Other: Pharmacokinetic Study|Drug: Ulixertinib||Advanced Malignant Solid Neoplasm|Recurrent Ependymal Tumor|Recurrent Ewing Sarcoma|Recurrent Glioma|Recurrent Hepatoblastoma|Recurrent Histiocytic and Dendritic Cell Neoplasm|Recurrent Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis|Recurrent Malignant Germ Cell Tumor|Recurrent Malignant Solid Neoplasm|Recurrent Medulloblastoma|Recurrent Neuroblastoma|Recurrent Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma|Recurrent Osteosarcoma|Recurrent Peripheral Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor|Recurrent Primary Malignant Central Nervous System Neoplasm|Recurrent Rhabdoid Tumor|Recurrent Rhabdomyosarcoma|Recurrent Soft Tissue Sarcoma|Refractory Ependymoma|Refractory Ewing Sarcoma|Refractory Glioma|Refractory Hepatoblastoma|Refractory Histiocytic and Dendritic Cell Neoplasm|Refractory Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis|Refractory Malignant Germ Cell Tumor|Refractory Malignant Solid Neoplasm|Refractory Medulloblastoma|Refractory Neuroblastoma|Refractory Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma|Refractory Osteosarcoma|Refractory Peripheral Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor|Refractory Primary Malignant Central Nervous System Neoplasm|Refractory Rhabdoid Tumor|Refractory Rhabdomyosarcoma|Refractory Soft Tissue Sarcoma|Wilms Tumor||National Cancer Institute (NCI)||October 1 2018||Phase 2|
|NCT02994732||Completed||Drug: [14C]-BVD-523||Healthy||BioMed Valley Discoveries Inc||January 2017||Phase 1|
|NCT02296242||Completed||Drug: BVD-523||Acute Myelogenous Leukemia|Myelodysplastic Syndrome||BioMed Valley Discoveries Inc||November 2014||Phase 1|Phase 2|
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